13 January 2018

Red Aval / Poha Pongal

Red rice aval / poha has got a lot of health benefits, its gluten free and rich in iron, vitamin B, protein and carbohydrates.

Red Aval / Poha Pongal

No. of Serving : 3


Red Aval / Poha - 1 cup

Jaggery - 1 cup

Milk - 1 cup

Water - 2 cups

Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

Ghee - 2 tbsp

Cashew few

Raisins few

Salt a pinch

Preparation Method

1. Mix jaggery with little water, bring to boil, cool and filter it, keep aside.

2. Bring about 3 cups of water to lukewarm heat and turn off the flame, soak the aval/ poha in it for 5 minutes. Drain it.

3. In a pressure pan add milk, water, salt and soaked aval/poha and pressure cook for 4 whistle.

4. When pressure subsides, add jaggery mixture, cardamom powder and the nuts and raisins fried in ghee.

5. Serve warm.


You can also add coconut milk instead of regular milk.

You can also add grated coconut fried in ghee.